Jessi (Refund Sisters) Facts
- Ex-group UPT, Lucky J
- Project group Refund Sisters (2020)
- Ex-Project Group: Unnies
- River Dell High School
- Korea Kent Foreign School
- Religion: Christian.
- Hobbies: Corner, Food, Shopping.
- Favorite music: R&B, Hip Hop.
- Favorite movies: Love story, except for the last dance, friends
- Fandom: JEBBIE’S.
- Jessi attended Korea Kent Foreign School along with the former members of Girls’ Generation Tiffanyy Jessica Stephanie Kimformer member of The Grace also attended the same school.
- Her favorite sport is Jogging.
- She is a former member of the hip hop group ” UPT” which debuted in 1997.
- Ella, Ailee and Hyolyn sang “Bang Bang” by Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj at “MBC Gayo Daejun” on December 31.
- She participates in the program Unpretty Rapstar of Mnet, in which she has demonstrated her strong personality that has earned her from criticism to praise, calling her a true “Bad Girl”.
- She and Cheetah won Unpretty Rapstar’s 2nd track “MY TYPE” (feat Kangnam) which made it to the top ten of several charts.
- On the “Unpretty Rapstar” program she said Cheetah was her real rival, the only one who could reach her level.
- She did a photo shoot for the magazine InStyle surprising everyone with her perfect figure.
- She confessed on a TV show that she had plastic surgery when she arrived in Korea, but now regrets it.
- She made an appearance on the program Show Me The Moneyto collaborate with the rapper Black Nutin the semi-finals of this program, in the song “What I Can Do”.
- She appeared again in Show Me The Money 5, collaborated with rapper Song Gunhee (#GUN) in the semi-finals, with the song Crazy Guy.
In 2003, Jessi successfully auditioned for Doremi Mediahe released her first album “Get Up” in 2005, performing the title song on the TV show “Get Up”, and moved to South Korea at the age of 15 Music Bankin 2006, the hip hop group UPT introduced her on their album “Testimony”, replacing their original vocalist Yoon Mi Rae her second single, titled “The Rebirth”, was released in January 2009. After this release she took a break from music and left Korea to return to America.
In 2014, after a five-year hiatus, Jessi returned as a member of hip-hop trio Lucky J with the rapper J’kyun and the vocalist JEROlucky J debuted with the digital single “Can You Hear Me” under YMC Entertainment a month after her debut, Lucky J made an appearance on Mnet’s music competition program, Immortal Songs 2on December 31, Jessi performed the rap verse in a collaboration stage with Ailee and Hyolyn the trio introduced the hit song Bang Bang on the year-end music program MBC Gayo Daejejeon.
From January to March 2015, Jessi was part of the first season of Unpretty Rapstar, a spin-off of Show Me The Moneyafter her appearance on Unpretty Rapstar, Jessi was chosen as the show’s second place winner by audience vote J.Y. Park” Who’s your mama?” and its music video, both released in April 2015. The track topped the Big Nine music charts in Korea as soon as it was released. Throughout 2015, Jessi appeared as a guest on several popular variety shows, including Running Many Happy Togetherjessi’s first live performance in the U.S. took place on Oct. 16. She performed at the Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles, with hip-hop duo Mighty Mouth as her opening act. When Unpretty Rapstar 2 aired, Jessi appeared in several episodes as a mentor. She and Cheetah the previous season’s winner, appeared on Unpretty Rapstar 2 songs produced by Verbal Jint in December 2015, Jessi performed her rap song “Ssenunni” at the Mnet Asian Music Awards.
In 2016, Jessi starred as one of the permanent members in season 1 of the popular Korean variety show, Unni’s Slam Dunk.
Jessi’s contract with YMC Entertainment ended in October 2018, and in January 2019, she signed a contract with the record label for PSY her first single under the label, “Who Dat B,” was released on Sept. 23, 2019. “Who Dat B” peaked at No. 8 on the worldwide digital song sales chart and 68 on the Billboard Korea K-Pop Hot 100.He released another rap single, “Drip” featuring Jay Park the collaboration reached number 16 on the worldwide song chart.
The singer released her mini album, Nuna, on July 30, 2020. The lead single, “Nunu Nana”, was released along with the album.
Jessi (Refund Sisters) Advertisement
- 2020: OCN Family
- 2019 P’Types
- 2018 ULU Games
- 2017 ETUDE
- 2016: Gmarket x Ocean World
- 2016 Marmot Korea
- 2016 Wild Punch
- 2016: SK telecom (together with BTS)
Jessi (Refund Sisters) Collaborations
- Yumdda – 9ucci REMIX (Feat Fire wave, Jessi, UNEDUCATED KID, The Quiett) (2021)
- Henry Lau – Come Over (Feat Gray Kim Go Eun, Kim Go Eun, Park Na Rae, Park Joon Hyung, Jun Hyun Moo, Jessi, Han Hye Jin) (2020)
- DAWN – DAWNDIDIDIDAWN (Feat. Jessie) (2020)
- Ted Park – Drippin (Feat. Jessi) (2019).
- Sik-K – MI CASA ES TU CASA (Feat. Jessi, The Quiett) (Prod GroovyRoom) (2019)
- Avatar Darko – Super Duper Freak (Feat. Jessi) (Prod. BOYCOLD) (2018)
- GUN – Crazy Guy (feat. Jessi) (2016)
- Jessi’ Microdot’ Dumbfoundead’ Lyricks – K.B.B (2016)
- G2- We Are Young (feat. Jessi) (2016)
- Microdot – Talkin Bout (feat. Jessi) (2016)
- BaeChiGi – Hang Over (feat. Jessi) (2016)
- Double K- Never Enough (feat. Jessi) (2016)
- Jessi, Kim Young Im & Crispi Crunch – Let’s Sing and Dance Together (2016).
- San E – I Deserve It (feat. Jessi, illinit & i11evn) (2015)
- Park Jin Young – Who’s Your Mama (feat. Jessi) (2015)
- Cheetah – My Type (feat. Jessi &. Kangnam) (2015) (Unpretty Rapstars)
- Vasco – Bonnie & Clyde (feat. Jessi & Taewan (C-luv)) (2015)
- Primary – Just Like U (feat. Yankie & Jessi) (2015)
- Wheesung & Bumkey – How Much Is Your Love (feat. Jessi) (2014)
- Dumbfoundead – 물 (Water) (feat. G.Soul & Jessi) (2017).
- Dumbfoundead – Send Me To War (feat. Jessi & Year of the Ox) (2017).
- Maniac – MoneyMakerz (feat. Jessi &. Jay Park) (2018)
- Flowsik – All I Need (collab. Jessi) (2018)
- Fire wave – Price Tag (Feat. Jessi, Ja Mezz) (2018)
Jessi (Refund Sisters) Drama
- Somehow Family (TV Chosun, 2021)
Jessi (Refund Sisters) Radio Programs
- Cultwo Show (SBS Power FM, 2021) (18.03.2021)
- Kpop Daebak Show (DIVE Studios) (Ep. 73) (07.09.2020) (Podcast)
Jessi (Refund Sisters) TV Programs
- Six Sense (tvN, 2021)
- Show! Interview with Jessi (SBS-Mobidic, 2020-present, host)
- CAP-TEEN (Mnet, 2020)
- Six Sense (tvN, 2020)
- Run.WAV (jTBC, 29.09.2019 together with LOONA & EVERGLOW)
- School Rapper (2017)
- After School Club (Ep. 211) (2016)
- Knowing Bros (JTBC, 2016, Ep. 31, with Kim Jong Min and Seo In Young)
- Sister’s Slam Dunk (KBS2, 2016)
- Two Yoo Project – Sugar Man (JTBC, 2016)
- Duet Song Festival (MBC, 2016)
- I’m a Singer (2015)
- After School Club (2015)
- King of Mask Singer (2015)
- Real Men 3 (2015)
- Unpretty Rapstar (Mnet, 2015)
- Happy Together (TV Show) (2015)
- Running Man (SBS, 2015)
- Immortal Songs 2 (KBS, 2015)
- Heart a Tag (Mnet, 2015, Ep.1 and 2)
- King of Mask Singer (MBC, 2015)
- After School Club (2014)
- Immortal Songs 2 (KBS, 2014)
- Singer Game (Mnet, 2014)
Jessi (Refund Sisters) TV Drama’s
- My Romeo theme for Cinderella and Four Knights (2016)
- Imprint theme for Brilliant Seduction (2015)
- Jessi 1st Europe Tour 2018
- 14 November – Vienna, Austria – City Club
- november 16 – London, United Kingdom – 02 Islington Academy
- 17 November – Düsseldorf, Germany – Ambis Club
- 20 November – Warsaw, Poland – Progesja
- november 22 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Panama Club
- november 23 – Paris, France – Bataclan
- November 25 – Milan, Italy – Magazzini Generali